True Colors

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10/10/17

A spectacle of color
is beginning to show
on the palette of Fall.

A carpet of color
on a winding road,
leaves already fallen
from the wind and rain,
but do not their colors
catch your eye,
as if the road
has always been lined
with yellow, orange
and red?

What color leaves
on the trees,
do you see –
do they not
seem to stagger
their bursts of color,
might it be the
red hues,
that one day
draw your attention,
then next a wave of yellow,
is all you can see?

Is there not
a symphony
of change,
of color,
a perfection in timing
that you need not know
to enjoy,
this changing painting of Fall,
orchestrated by Nature,
does it not change often,
something new to see
every day?

Does not each tree,
each leaf,
have its own timing
of when to let go
of summer’s green –
does not Leaf display
its true colors in Fall,
is it not time for Leaf,
that once blended in,
to step into its beauty,
now saying, “look at me!”

Is this not a Season
to celebrate color,
to gasp when Light
brings out colors
so bright –
what are your
True Colors,
that you wish to share,
to let the Light
shine on you
so bright –
is there not a perfection
of timing,
at work behind
the scenes,
as you build momentum,
as you reach a peak?

But as the leaf shows,
Fall is not a finale,
after winter’s rest,
will not spring begin anew –
can you enjoy and celebrate
each season of experiencing,
do not your True Colors,
come shining through?

Celebrate the colorful
Palette of You.
Display your
True Colors
in the Light of Love.

Simply, Elegant Love

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10/09/17

What are you ready
to see,
what appears before
your eyes,
do not opportunities
for growth,
for change
abound?

When you are ready
to look more closely,
what comes up
to your awareness –
might you now see
what was hidden
from your view?

Like spider webs
in morning dew,
do not many
then appear,
these amazing works of art,
swaying in the breeze,
in fields of grass,
on wires up high,
many more than you
can count,
but you do not
see them
if the conditions
are not right.

What comes up
in your awareness,
as you look another way –
maybe from a
different perspective,
than you had before?

Can you look beyond
the obvious,
as you broaden
your perspective –
might things take on
a different meaning,
if you question
your beliefs,
as you ask yourself,
is what I am seeing
really True?

Is the Truth
not more simple,
then what drama
would have you believe –
when you strip away
the stories,
are you not looking
to believe
what is always there
for you,
are you not looking
for the answer –
and is it not
simply, elegant
Love?

Does Love not appear
when you least expect it,
is it not here
when you call it out,
does Love not appear
when you draw Light near,
when you are ready
to see –
simply, elegant,
Love?

Can you imagine
the morning dew,
that shows you
what you missed before,
when you are ready
to see
All That You Are –
is it not simply, elegant
Love?

You need not
make it complicated,
no special program
do you need –
Love is where
you look for Love,
by Be-ing Love
do you not find Love,
can you start
with a single thought
that begins with
simply, elegant
Love?

When you are ready
to see,
what appears before
your eyes,
can you see
the amazing
Work of Art,
that is simply, elegant
Love?

See Love
in All
you see –
simply,
elegant,
Love.

Turtle’s Lesson

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*Note – please enjoy this post from one year ago! I have an early appointment today.

9/28/16

A turtle
sits on a log, sunning,
soaking up the
sun’s rays
even as he
wears his
protective shell –
he stretches out
all of the
parts he can
to feel the
warming rays.

His journey
to this log
was slow,
methodical,
as Turtle
can teach you
a lot about time,
purpose,
determination,
focus.

When turtle
is finished
on the log
he moves toward
and slips into
the nearby water.

And then feet
that were awkward,
even if steady,
on the land,
pull through
the water
like the flippers
on a diver,
as turtle
moves through
the water,
free of the
heaviness of its shell,
moving freely
in this aquatic realm,
it is almost
effortless –
he is free.

And you wonder
why turtle
would crawl
out of the water,
onto land,
where it appears
he has to work
so much harder
to get where
he is going.

Maybe turtle
doesn’t think
or worry about time –
as Turtle teaches
you to be
“steady as you go.”

And as there
are two sides to Turtle –
so do you
walk along
on your journey
in this Life –
soaking up
the sun when you can,
moving about your day,
with purpose,
determination,
focus –
until you
move inward,
maybe sitting in the silence,
or immersing yourself
in an activity you love,
that brings you Joy –
when you forget
about time
and effortlessly move
into this flow
of dreaming,
creating,
being.

And in this moment
are you not like
the turtle in the water –
merging the
two sides of You?
You Are
both physical and spiritual.

Let each side
come together
to help you
through this Life –
feeling the freedom
that Is within You always,
as you remember
to move with the Flow,
the Flow of Love
that resides
within You –
helping you
move effortlessly.

You Are Free.
You Are Free!

A Bridge to Love

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9/26/17

When you wish
to feel grounded,
can you not
visualize a tree –
firmly rooted
in the earth,
but reaching for
the stars up high?

Are you not like
this wooden bridge
that connects
mother earth
to the sky above –
do you not center,
do you not know Strength,
are you not a conduit
for Love?

Can you embrace
both ground
and sky,
are you not a part
of here
and there –
and when you wish
to feel at Peace,
fully grounded,
is it not always
through Love?

Your limbs may sway
when it is windy,
some branches break,
some branches grow –
but your roots
are firmly grounded,
with trunk so strong
do you not still grow?

There is power,
there is majesty
in a tree
so tall and strong –
can you stand tall,
feet so grounded,
with heart open
to it All?

Can you be a
Bridge of Love,
secure in both
worlds at once?
You are human,
You Are Spirit –
centered by
the Flow of Love.

Ground and sky.
Here and There.
Is it not Love
that connects it All?

As You Are Love,
stand tall –
and Be a majestic
Bridge of Love.

Cascade of Love

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9/17/17

A waterfall,
where water flows,
are you not witness
to its Strength,
are you not amazed
at the power,
the sound,
as the waterfall
is ever-flowing –
is this not like
the sound of Love?

Does it not feel
like magic –
the waterfall,
with no beginning
and with no end,
the water simply
appears to fill in,
you look at the rocks
over which water flows,
each rock making its
own waterfall,
the water is everywhere
in each crevice and crack –
is this not like
when you look at Love?

Is not Love as powerful
as the waterfall,
you see it as Whole
made up of separate parts –
are you not a unique aspect
of All That Is –
are you not a
drop of water
in this Cascade of Love?

Are you not an
expression
of always flowing –
where do you begin,
where do you end,
do you not cycle,
lettings Love’s journey
show you the Strength,
the Courage,
the Love you have
within?

You roar like
the majestic
sound of water.
You sparkle with
the beauty,
the eternal Love
that shines.
You Are an integral part
of the Whole
that cannot end,
that will not cease
and will never, ever
die.

Keep flowing.
Keep moving.
With the Love
that moves you
over obstacles
and with the flow.

Be still and listen
to the music
That Is You.
Be You and see
You Are Always,
Always Love.

Growing

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9/16/17

Grow where you are
planted,
thrive with what
comes your way,
soak up up what
speaks to you,
letting what does not
to pass through –
do you not know
what resonates
with the vessel
That Is You?

Be Where You Are.
Do not worry there
is somewhere else
to go,
or something else
you “need” to do,
let your roots
hold firm and steady,
breath in the air
that breathes You –
are you not growing
exactly Where
You Are
right now?

Is not where you are
planted,
a temporary place –
yes, you belong
to Mother Earth,
but are you not part
of the sun,
as you reach for
the sky,
do you not belong,
are you not One
with the Love
of All That Is?

Can you not grow
wherever you are
planted,
yes, placed here
with intention,
but You Are Everywhere
at once –
can you feel Gratitude
for the magnificent vessel
That You Are and
That Is You?

Take in what speaks
to you.
Resonate with what
moves you.
With Love surrounding you,
it is what breathes You.
Grow.
Be.
Flourish.
Thrive.
Love Is
Where You Are.

Starlight

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9/15/17

Be a star.

Like the stars shining
in the sky,
can you brighten
up even
darkest night,
if one star fades
does not another
grow bright –
do they all not
twinkle their own
unique Light?

As stars appear to move
across the sky,
do not constellations
stay together,
even as they shift –
like them,
are you not
connected still,
even when your
perspectives change –
maybe looking at
the earth
from a different view?

Be a star.
You are a unique Light,
with your own
beautiful glow,
in a symphony of Light –
a shining One
part of the Whole,
you may move,
you may flicker,
but do you not
always shine
with the Light and Love
that flows through You?

You Are a perfect
Light that shines.
Sometimes the filter
of the earth
may obstruct your view,
but with eyes
of the heart,
do you not see
the Love
That Is You,
as you twinkle, twinkle,
beautiful Star?

Be a Star.
Shine your Light.
Beautiful Light.
Beautiful You.
You Are Light.
You Are Love.
Shine.